Payments For Ecosystem Services News

Ecosystem services pioneer wins $1M award

Forests like this rainforest in Borneo provide an array of 'ecosystem services' including carbon storage, flood and erosion control, transpiration, climate moderation, and biodiversity, among others. Forest Trends, a non-profit…

Panama’s indigenous people drop REDD+

Giant kapok ('Big Tree') in Panama's rainforest. Photo by: Rhett A. Butler. The National Coordinator of Indigenous Peoples in Panama (COONAPIP) has announced it is withdrawing from the United Nation's…